Pick a contemporary story in the form of a novel, movie, or video game that is inspired by a mythological epic or hero’s quest.

Pick a contemporary story in the form of a novel, movie, or video game that is inspired by a mythological epic or hero’s quest.

Assignment #1: POWERPOINT SLIDES – DUE OCT 16 at 12 NOON HAWAII TIME

Pick a contemporary story in the form of a novel, movie, or video game that is inspired by a mythological epic or hero’s quest.
Create a 9-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes about the contemporary hero’s or heroine’s quest. Refer to the University of Phoenix Material “Help With Microsoft® PowerPoint® Assignments” for additional help.
Include the following in your presentation:
– Brief description of the plight of the main character–the feat(s) he or she must execute for the benefit of society in the face -of challenges
– The villain, his or her characteristics, and role in the hero’s quest
– Other archetypes within the story and a brief description of their roles in the hero’s quest
– Detailed description of each stage of the hero’s quest: initiation, separation, transformation, and return
– Research about the mythological and cultural origins of the story; explain parallels between the myth(s) and the contemporary story it inspired
– Analysis of any mythological symbolism, metaphors, and attributes pertinent to the story. What real-life elements might these items represent?
– Explanation of the conflicts between personal desires and community responsibility represented in the myth and the contemporary story
– Relate these to the conflicts and choices ordinary humans struggle with.
– Explain why these conflicts retain relevance through the ages.
Include citations and references throughout your assignment.

ASSIGNMENT #2: DUE ON OCT 23 at 12 NOON HAWAII TIME

Prepare a presentation about a sacred place in mythology; for example, the Oracle at Delphi or the Mahabodhi Temple. This place may or may not currently exist. Imagine this presentation is like a travel guidebook—letting someone from outside of the culture know what he or she should expect to find if they were to visit the mythical place.
Create a 11-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes. The use of images is encouraged. Ensure you include:
– An explanation of the mythological origins, history, and functions of the place
– A description of any sacred objects and attributes associated with the deities and mythological origins of this place and the symbolism of these objects as used by contemporary people and cultures.
(a) For example, Apollo’s snake and lyre or Buddha’s bodhi tree
– A comparison of this place to those that serve similar functions in other cultures
(a) For example, mountaintops, temples, burial sites or memorials, and so on
– An explanation of the relevance of this place and these objects in contemporary culture—consider the following questions:
(a) What significance do these places or things hold in the minds and emotions of the people?
(b) How do these places or things connect to mythological stories from that culture?
(c) What is the role of place and the associated objects?
– A list of the most important facts to know about the surrounding culture, such as:
(a) Etiquette and dress to follow when visiting
(b) What these facts tell us about the culture that gave rise to the myth

Format your images, citations, and references according to APA guidelines.

Question: DUE OCT 23 at 12 NOON HAWAII TIME

● Can secular places and objects be sacred? Explain why or why not and think about major places and objects related to the government, to a sports team, or to a family.

Paper Comments 1) WILL NEED SPEAKER NOTES ON SLIDES. Also, please answer every bullet in the paper details. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT THE SLIDES ARE NOT TO WORDY.

2) Please answer every bullet in question.

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